gtkterm man page

gtkterm ā€” A simple GTK+ serial port terminal


gtkterm [ options ]


gtkterm is a simple GTK+ terminal used to communicate with the serial port.


gtkterm accepts the following options:

-h, --help
Help screen.
-c, --config <configuration>

Load configuration (default is "default").

-p, --port <device>

Serial port device (default /dev/ttyS0).

-s, --speed <speed>

Serial port speed (default 9600).

-b, --bits <bits>

Number of bits (default 8).

-t, --stopbits <stopbits>

Number of stopbits (default 1).

-a, --parity <odd | even>

Partity (default none).

-w, --flow <Xon | CTS>

Flow control (default none).

-d, --delay <ms>

End of line delay in ms (default none).

-r, --char <char>

Wait for a special char at end of line (default none).

-f, --file <filename>

Default file to send (default none).

-e, --echo

Set local echo.


gtkterm was written by Julien Schmitt. Maintained at By Zach Davis

This manual page was written by Sebastien Bacher <>, for the Debian GNU/Linux system (but may be used by others).


August 26, 2010